Monday, May 19, 2014

GPS Equiped Pill Bottle Leads to Fatal Shootout

As reported by numerous sources early last year, pharmacies across the nation have been placing GPS equiped pill bottles in their drug inventory. On Friday, May 16, one such bottle led to the pursuit and fatal shooting of a drugstore robber in New York City. Details below: 

(, May 16, 2014)

Comment: When the story of GPS devices in pill bottles hit the wire last year, I was left wondering if there was more hype than reality to the story (see: GPS Tracking Devices in Pill Bottles). No more wondering now. Congrats to NYPD for this revolutionary and effective use of tracking technology. For those who would like to explore more on this subject, see the links below: 

(COPS, April 2012)

(Purdue Pharma)

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